GERMAN SOLDIER HUGS HIS GIRLFRIEND DURING CEREMONY AT THE NAVAL PORT OF
An unidentified German soldier embraces his girlfriend during a
farewell-ceremony at the naval port of Wilhelmshaven January 2, 2002.
Six German naval vessels set sail for the Horn of Africa to protect
shipping routes and prevent al-Qaeda fighters travelling to Africa to
seek sanctuary and set up bases. REUTERS/Christian Charisius